BECG wins prestigious national award by PRCA, and receives four nominations for upcoming Public Affairs Awards

BECG Group is delighted to announce a major win at the PRCA National Awards last night. BECG was awarded Specialist Consultancy of the Year 2021 as a sector specialist in the built environment. The business was praised for its continuous growth, as it welcomed over 126 new clients, bolstered its team by 41% and recognised talent internally by promoting 35 employees.

We now looking forward to the PRCA Public Affairs Awards which take place later this month, at which BECG has been nominated for Consultancy of the Year and three campaign awards. First up is the Planning Campaign of the Year for the Southampton Airport Runway Campaign , which involved a strategic communications plan and an impactful delivery, BECG turned 68% opposition for the runway extension to 60% support, resulting in approval from Eastleigh Borough Council.

Our work with Seeds for Growth has been put forward for Voluntary Sector Campaign of the Year. BECG supported Seeds for Growth on the run up to the Greater London Authority elections in May 2021. The charity aims to advance the quality of life for people from disadvantaged communities in London. BECG supported the charity to lead an election lobby campaign, resulting in 50 London Assembly candidate signing up to the pledge covering every part of London.

The fourth nomination goes to Cavendish Advocacy which has been nominated for Public Sector Campaign of the Year for its work with Stonewater. In particular, for its commitment to pushing forward decarbonisation to the top of the political agenda. Tackling climate change has never been more important, the team developed clear evidence through original research, polling and industry case studies, while mobilising industry and political support. Key political figures within Westminster have recognised eliminating carbon dioxide emissions as one of the most important challenges the government has faced.

Hosted by the world’s largest public relations and communications professional body, the PRCA National Awards honour outstanding campaigns and talent from across the sector. The PRCA Public Affairs 2021 awards ceremony will be held at the Hilton, Bankside on the 24 November.